• The Need for Gender Equality Programming in Times of Crisis

    In times of humanitarian crises, gender issues have often gone unnoticed and ignored. Armed conflicts and natural disasters have profoundly different impacts on women, girls, boys and men. Displacement can exacerbate already existing gender inequalities. Applying gender equality programming in times of crises is an important step towards gender...
  • On Women and War

    “It has probably become more dangerous to be a woman than a soldier in armed conflict.” (Major-General Patrick Cammaert, OHCHR.org) Introduction: Rape has always been used as a weapon of war in major wars including World War 2. However, this phenomenon has always been underreported, and denied by the...

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